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17 Aug

$5000 School District Propane Bus grant from IC Bus!

IC Bus is offering a $5000 Grant to school districts purchasing Propane-Powered School Buses.

The CE series PSI offers an easy to use and inexpensive alternative to diesel. The heavy-duty propane engine is a cleaner option that doesn’t sacrifice power, torque or durability. Combined with our standard Allison transmission, our CE Series propane-powered school buses are built to not only meet our high standards but to exceed yours.

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27 Jul

All-New Collins Low Floor is Coming!

Western Canada Bus is excited to announce the newest up and coming addition to our inventory! The All-New Collins Floor is bringing the future now with its most accessible unit ever. The Collins Low-Floor Bus is only being built on the front-wheel-drive RAM ProMaster Chassis. No lifts. No multi-step entrances. Just the ultimate accessibility for everyone!

Thanks to the continued innovation of the Collins group we can offer one of the most accessible AND fuel efficient Busses on the market! The Low-Floor bus utilizes new technology and innovations throughout the bus; thus including,... Read More

10 Jul

2017 ASTSBC Convention was a success!

The annual 2017 ASTSBC Convention was a success.

We were able to catch up with a vast amount of our loyal clients, connect with potential clients and discuss how the industry is advancing. Western Canada Bus is very excited to be able to showcase our products at events like this so that you get a chance to meet with us face to face to discuss any concerns, questions or any other pertinent matters.

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29 Jun

Smarttrac™ Available on IC Busses!

In response to the transportation ammendments related to the the introduction of Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Ic bus is proud to announce the launch of the new Smarttrac™ ESC System! This implementation of Electronic Stability Control system across the industry is projected to cut down on the 2,810 Collisions that occured between 2005-2012, of which 819 were injured and 70 fatalities occured.

In a combined devlepoment between Meritor and WABCO we will be starting to carry... Read More

02 Jun

New Efficient Collins Transport Bus Now Available!

Western Canada Bus is excited to introduce the new ‘Collins Transport Bus.’ Built on the most impressive drive train available, the Collins Transport gives you greater efficiency with less fuel, while still delivering the dependability that you have come to expect!

The new Transport bus’ narrow body is easy to maneuver through even the tightest city streets making it easier to get to where you need to go. The superior front-end visibility improves safety for drivers and up to 25* passengers, thanks to the industry’s largest view-out window. The Transit... Read More

15 Sep

NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES WIDE-RANGING STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH VOLKSWAGEN TRUCK & BUS

  • Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to pursue strategic technology collaboration and establish procurement joint venture with Volkswagen Truck & Bus taking a 16.6% stake in Navistar
  • Volkswagen Truck & Bus to invest $256 million in Navistar at $15.76 per share and have the right to appoint two directors to Navistar's board of directors
  • Alliance will uniquely position Navistar to provide best-in-class products and... Read More
31 May

IC Bus Investing $52M in Manufacturing Upgrades, Product Development

TULSA, Okla. — As it looks ahead to the next 10 years with a continued commitment to efficiency and quality, school bus manufacturer IC Bus has made significant investments in manufacturing practices, advanced technology, and product development.

The school bus manufacturer is investing $52 million over the next three years in its Tulsa-based plant, products, and technology, with a focus on on-time performance, said Trish Reed, vice president and general manager of IC Bus, in an interview at the Tulsa plant.

A sizable portion of that investment — about $17 million — has gone... Read More

11 May

Western Canada Bus Relocating

WE ARE MOVING!

Since we opened for business on October 31st 2007, your loyal support has helped us grow, and now we need more space to serve you better.  

As of August 1st 2016, we will be operating out of our NEW... Read More

29 Apr

Western Canada Bus Wins Trans Tech’s Distinguished Dealer Award

 Inaugural Award Recognizes Trans Tech Dealers for Outstanding Achievement

Warwick, N.Y. – Trans Tech announced that they presented their inaugural Distinguished Dealer Award to Western Canada Bus of Edmonton, Alberta. Trans Tech’s 2015 Distinguished Dealer Award is based on dealer achievement in several key areas, including dedication to supporting their customers, commitment to the Trans Tech product, sales and customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to present Western Canada Bus with Trans Tech’s inaugural Distinguished Dealer... Read More

11 Jan

Introducing the “NEW DODGE CUTAWAY CHASSIS”

Western Canada Bus is excited to introduce the first Champion Defender body built on the “DODGE RAM 5500” chassis with the 6.7L Cummins engine.

Ram comprehensively redesigned the big truck's ladder frame with high-strength 50 KSI steel, including eight separate cross-members, hydro-formed main rails and fully boxed rear rails.

The suspension was engineered to provide greater roll stiffness for more confident, planted handling in turns. The... Read More